Patient satisfaction reflects how well patient health care needs, expectations, or preferences are met. The measurement of satisfaction with patient care is complicated by a patient bias to skew responses in favor of high satisfaction scores. In oncology, some studies support the concept that communication skills are related to patient satisfaction in several areas. Specifically, several studies relate patient satisfaction to psychological adjustment, including patient...
Table 2, Genes Associated with a High Susceptibility of Colorectal Cancer, was extensively revised.
Major Genetic Syndromes
Added text to state that in patients with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, the cumulative risks have been estimated to be 32% to 54% for breast cancer and 21% for ovarian cancer.
The Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) subsection was comprehensively reviewed and extensively revised.
The CHEK2 subsection was comprehensively reviewed and extensively revised.
The Hereditary mixed polyposis syndrome subsection was comprehensively reviewed and revised.
The Serrated polyposis syndrome/Hyperplastic polyposis syndrome subsection was comprehensively reviewed and extensively revised.
Revised Table 12, Published Recommendations for Diagnosis and Surveillance of JPS, to include text about an additional study (cited Latchford et al. as reference 448).
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